Fort Mackinac is located on Mackinac Island within the boundaries of Mackinac Island State Park, on the bluff overlooking the City of Mackinac Island and Haldimand Bay. There are two entrances: via the front ramp off Fort Street and at the rear Avenue of Flags off Huron Road.
7127 Huron Rd. Mackinac Island, MI 49757
Click here to map your route to Fort Mackinac and for general travel information on your visit to Mackinac Island.
The Tea Room, operated by Grand Hotel, is open all day serving snacks, beverages and desserts. Lunches are served from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. A Food Cart, adjacent to the Parade Ground, serves hot dogs, snacks and soft drinks.
Click here for The Tea Room menu. Click here for the children’s menu.
The Sutler’s Museum Store is located within the ground floor of the Soldiers’ Barracks. It offers a variety of apparel, unique mementos, gifts, and publications.
Accessible restrooms are located within the fort. An adult changing table is also available; ask any Fort Mackinac staff member for more information.
Fort Mackinac warmly welcomes guests with special needs. Visitors using wheelchairs should use the back entrance off Huron Road. Learn more about how guests with limited mobility or other special needs can fully enjoy their visit. Click here for complete information about accessibility.
Please keep in mind that Fort Mackinac is very much an outdoor experience so prepare accordingly for various weather conditions. We recommend walking shoes and comfortable clothing. Please be sure to collect a Map & Schedule at the entrance.
There is a lot to see and do at Fort Mackinac. We recommend that you plan to spend a minimum of one to two hours touring the site.
Well-behaved pets on leashes are welcome. A water bowl is located adjacent to the front entrance.
Photography is permitted and encouraged in all areas. Professional or group photography must be approved in advance.
Please silence electronic devices during audiovisual presentations and live demonstrations.
Fort Mackinac is a smoke-free site.
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